Industrial-Scale Trawlers Decimating Small-Scale Fishing Around The World

By Emily Macintosh, EEB In the first of a special series, the EEB newsletter META looks at how different cases of environmental injustice are causing inequality around the world. With the industrialisation of fishing causing huge stock collapses and species extinctions, small-scale fishing communities in Europe and beyond are reclaiming their rights for access to […]

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Curb Inequality Or Global Sustainability Goals Won’t Be Met, New Campaign Warns

By Emily Macintosh, EEB A new campaign kicked off during the European Development Days (5-6 June) warns that without action to curb global inequality, countries around the world won’t achieve the UN goals that aim to end poverty and protect the planet – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs were adopted in 2015 and […]

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Leaving development cooperation behind: is the EU turning its back on Agenda 2030?

By Global Health Advocates While many are rejoicing at the prospects of increased resources for external action in the face of Brexit, this is by no means justified. The proposal for a Neighborhood, Development, International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) does not constitute an EU pledge to support partner countries’ efforts to “leave no one behind”. Indeed, […]

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European Day of Sustainable Communities

By European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability (ECOLISE) The European Day of Sustainable Communities #EDaySC2018 on 22 September is a celebration of the efforts and achievements of the thousands of local communities across Europe who are taking action for a better, more sustainable world. It is also about raising awareness among […]

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Citizens and sustainable development are big losers in EU’s next research programme

By Jill McArdle, Global Health Advocates The European Commission has released its proposal for the next EU research framework programme, Horizon Europe, set to begin in 2020. The proposal comes at a critical moment for the EU. Democracy across the EU is in a state of transformation. Shaken by recent electoral shocks, leaders are paying […]

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